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Re: [PHP] One Button DB backup




> On Nov 5, 2016, at 10:12 AM, Paul M Foster <paulf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> On Fri, Nov 04, 2016 at 01:14:37PM -0400, Tedd Sperling wrote:
> 
>> Hi gang:
>> 
>> I am in need of a one-button backup of a database via a php script
>> 
>> Anyone have any suggestions, comments, code?
>> 
> 
> What I like about SQLite is that it's generally a single file which can
> be copied out. As I recall, MySQL has a cluster of files which can be
> done the same way, if you can find which directory they reside in.
> PostgreSQL is a lost cause. The files are all in one place, but the
> names are weird.
> 
> If you can't use the shell (from inside PHP) to run the "dump" commands
> for the DBMS involved, the last way I know is to use the SQL standard
> "information_schema" view(s) to get at the schema for the database, and
> then iterate over the results to fetch the individual table contents.
> 
> If you're looking for an off-the-shelf solution (push button, suck
> data), I don't know one.
> 
> Paul

Paul:

I can download the entire database via phpMyAdmin — it’s quite simple — just export.

I know I did it some time ago, but I can’t find the code.

So, I was hoping someone had written a db export.

In any event, thanks.

Cheers,

tedd
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